Organizations Offering Assistance and Advice

National, Regional, Local

Alzheimer Society of Canada                                                                                1-416-967-5900

Parkinson's Society of Canada                                                                             1-800-565-3000

National Inititive for the Care of the Elderly       

Veterans Affairs Canada ​                                                                                    1-866-522-2122

DeafBlind Ontario Services                                                                1-855-340-3267

Ontario - Info on health and long term care          

Family Services of Ottawa Carleton                                      613-725-3601  

(Ontario's) Action Plan for Seniors                                                                  

Community Care Access Centre (CCAC)                       1-800-538-0520            

Geriatric Assessment Outreach Teams (Ottawa):

East of Bronson Ave and the Rideau River in the south end  -  613-562-6362   

West of Bronson Ave and the Rideau River in the south end - 613-721-0041

The Good Companions Community Resource Centre (Ottawa):       613-236-0428

Centre town and north-east Ottawa  

Eastern Ottawa Community Support Programme       613-741-6025

Orleans, Gloucester South, Blackburn Hamlet, Beacon Hill, Cumberland, Navan and Sarsfield

Rural Ottawa South Support Services ​     613-692-0923

Manotick, Metcalfe, Kars, Osgoode

South East Ottawa Community Health Centre   (For Senior's Programs) 613-737-7195  xt 2326

Boundary is Rideau River and Industrial Ave/Innes Road to the north. Highway 417 to the east, the Rideau River to the west, and Hunt Club Road to the south

Western Ottawa Community Resource Centre      613-591-3686

​Kanata and Bells Corners


Home Accessibility Services: ​Next Step Transitions - Kyla Cullain RN and Sean MacGinnis

Call 613.402.5613


Judy says..."Senior Moves is a pioneer in the field of Senior Move Management in North America and has assisted more than 2,600 people who were relocating since 1996.  Bonded and insured, Senior Moves is known for its experience, knowledge, tact and sensitivity to make every move as stress free as possible. The Senior Moves team has worked in, and is familiar with, all the residences, long term care facilities and most condo and apartment buildings in Ottawa.


Sue says..."Like vehicles, a house needs to be maintained to keep it functioning well. Systems break down, materials wear out and finishes go out of style. Seasonal Environments has experienced professionals who are ready to help with minor repairs, upgrades and heating solutions to keep everything in tip top condition. Also if you are dealing with mobility issues your beloved home can become a difficult place to navigate or become downright treacherous. It doesn't have to be that way. Seasonal Environments will help you assess your needs and create a safe place for you to live. For seniors, this is peace of mind that they can continue to age at home safely."


Ana says..."I am very passionate about working with clients in the mature and senior market. I have the professional tools and patience required to help these special clients with their real estate needs, regardless of how diverse and unique they may be. There are  more than 90,000 Realtors in Canada and less than 2 % have earned the prestigious Accredited Senior Agent (ASA) professional designation. I am proud to be in this elite group."


​​Home at Heart is proud to offer information on the following services, the owners of which are personally and professionally known to us. We recommend them to you as we would our own friends and family. We assume no liability. Please let them know you heard of them through Home at Heart.

seniors' caregiving solutions



Kyla says..."We pride ourselves on being a local, compassionate company that not only provides healthcare and technical expertise, but also truly understands the challenges faced when mobility becomes a concern. We provide a seamless process providing recommendations, options, and installation of accessibility products, to the hisgest standards in North America".

Home Repair, Remodeling and Heating Services: ​Seasonal Environments - Jeff Bishop and Sue Liko

Call 613.816.2229


Non-urgent Patient Transportation Services: ​Goldsmith Medical Transport - Gordon Goldsmith

Call 613.226.6098

Amy says... "Tea and Toast was created to fill the increasing needs associated with finding a Retirement home in Ottawa. With more than 70 retirement residences in the Ottawa area, there is an abundance of choice. Coupled with busy schedules and fear of the unknown, the retirement residence search can be overwhelming and more than any senior or family wants to take on.
"When you contact Tea and Toast, you can count on us to lower your stress levels and help you find a retirement residence solution that best fits all of your family’s needs."

Senior Moving and Estate Services: ​Senior Moves - Judy and Doug Robinson 

Call 613.832.0053

Gordon says..."At Goldsmith Medical Transport, we proudly provide exceptional, non-critical, medical transportation within the Ottawa Valley. We happily accommodate inner city and long-distance transportation for medical appointments and non-medical appointments (such as family functions). For thorough peace of mind, we are bonded, CPR and First Aid qualified, and have a licence in good standing with the Ministry of Transportation".


Retirement Living Consultant: ​Amy McConnell

​Call 613.406.6031

Realtor and Accredited Senior Agent: Ana Ideias, Coldwell Banker  

​Call 613.883.3650